Library use plummeted in 2021, but e-visits showed 18% rise during lockdown

The number of in-person visits to public libraries plummeted by 159m last year, as the pandemic forced branches to close around the country. Annual figures from the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (Cipfa) show physical library visits fell…

Spend more time in nature to lose weight and slow ageing -science

Walking, cycling and running outdoors all became more popular over last year’s lockdown. As exercising outdoors became more commonplace when gyms were forced to shut their doors, people realised how good it feels to get out in nature. Not only…

India to ease lockdown rules as coronavirus cases decline to lowest in two months

India reported 114,460 new coronavirus infections on Sunday (June 6), the lowest in two months, while the death toll increased by 2,677, as parts of the country prepared to ease movement restrictions. India has the world’s second-largest number of coronavirus…

Thousands party at Liverpool nightclub in trial reopening from Covid lockdown

Thousands of young people partied at a nightclub in Liverpool on Friday, part of a government-backed trial to restart mass audience events as the COVID-19 pandemic recedes further in England. Around 3,000 revellers aged 18 to 20 danced to pounding…

They raped me out of “kindness” so I gave them HIV in return for their ‘kindness’

There are brothers and they claimed to be my friends but some friends sha. They are my neighbours who claimed all they were offering me was kindness but they will suffer for what they did to me; this is only…

FG refutes lockdown rumour

The federal government has refuted the rumour making the rounds that it has imposed another lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, which has reportedly entered a second wave in the country and spreading dangerously. The National Coordinator, Presidential Task…

Banks attract N37tn deposits despite COVID-19 disruptions

Despite the disruptive impact of the COVID-19 and the attendant lockdown, the nine months 2020 financial results of 13 commercial banks have shown that they raked in a total of N36.759 trillion as customers’ deposits. This represented an increase of…

I will be eating Indomie for Christmas because…

I told my parents I was going to school and indeed, I was at school…for a period even before Covid-19. I left school before the lockdown, at that time, I went to visit a friend of mine whose ex-boyfriend had…

Making of a CSR Masterstroke: An X-ray of FirstBank’s yeoman effort to move 1m children to e-learning

The rabbit hole of uncertainty, confusion and fear that pupils and their parents fell into in the dying days of March when the country was in lockdown was best captured in a Saturday Sun feature of May 16, titled, “COVID-19: Troubles of…

Coronavirus: South Africa eases strict lockdown as cases drop

South Africa, which had one of the world’s earliest and strictest lockdowns, has announced a further easing of anti-coronavirus measures. From 20 September an overnight curfew will be reduced, gatherings will be allowed at 50% of a venue’s capacity, and…

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